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Health Care in Virginia

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The Virginia Department of Health works efficiently to improve the health and living standards of the community by implementing many health regulating services and policies. The health department also has its sub divisions which provide all vital records and health statistics of the state. The health department also focuses on community and environmental health so that people lives a healthy life. The department also has a division which maintains the state’s health statistics and vital records of all events that occurred in the state.

Contact Details:
P.O. Box 2448Health department
Richmond, Virginia 23218-2448
109 Governor Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Website: http://www.vdh.state.va.us/index.htm

Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics
2001 Maywill Street
Richmond, Virginia 23230

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Hospitals in Virginia


Hospitals in Virginia are well equipped with technologically advanced facilities, efficiently staffed and provide 24-hour inpatient care, including medical, nursing, surgical, anesthesia, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy services, child care, maternity care, mental well being, and many more services. Almost all the hospitals in Virgina make an effort to follow environmentally preferable practices.


Some of the notable hospitals of Virginia are listed below.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507-1904
(757) 388–3000
www.sentara.com

Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042-3300
(703) 776–4001
www.inova.org

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23298-5051
(804) 828–9000
www.vcuhealth.org

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Belleview at Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 981–7000
www.carilionclinic.org

Winchester Medical Center
1840 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601-2808
(540) 536–8000
www.valleyhealthlink.com/WMC

Mary Washington Hospital
1001 Sam Perry Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-3354
(540) 741–1100
www.mwhc.com

University of Virginia Medical Center
1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0001
(434) 924–0211
www.uvahealth.com

Centra Lynchburg General Hospital
1920 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501-1104
(434) 200–4700
www.centrahealth.com

Inova Alexandria Hospital
4320 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304-1535
(703) 504–3167
www.inova.org

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454-3002
(757) 395–8000
www.sentara.com
Martha Jefferson Hospital
500 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911-4668
(434) 654–7000
www.marthajefferson.org

Virginia Hospital Center
1701 North George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22205-3698
(703) 558–5000
www.virginiahospitalcenter.com

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3600 Joseph Siewick Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033-1798
(703) 391–3600
www.inova.org

Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
2025 Glenn Mitchell Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0178
(757) 507–1000
www.sentara.com

Sentara RMH Medical Center
2010 Health Campus Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22801-3293
(540) 689–1000
www.rmhonline.com

Inova Loudoun Hospital
44045 Riverside Parkway
Leesburg, VA 20176-5101
(703) 858–6000
www.inova.org

Maryview Medical Center
3636 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707-3270
(757) 398–2200
www.bonsecourshamptonroads.com

Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J Clyde Morris Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23601-1929
(757) 594–2000
www.riverside-online.com

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Boulevard North
Chesapeake, VA 23320-4941
(757) 312–8121
www.chesapeakeregional.com

Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital
5801 Bremo Road
Richmond, VA 23226-1907
(804) 285–2011
www.bonsecours.com

The top 5 hospitals in Virginia according to U.S News and World Report are-

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is a 126 year old, non-profit hospital that has been ranked the top hospital in Virgina as well as in Virginia Beach, VA metro area by U.S News and World Report. The hospital has been nationally ranked in Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Ear, Nose & Throat and is designated as high performing in areas including, Cancer, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Urology, Pulmonology and Nephrology. Clinics

Contact Details:
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507-1904
Phone: (757) 388–3000
Website: www.sentara.com

Inova Fairfax Hospital


Inova Fairfax Hospital is a non profit health care provider encompassing 5 hospitals and it has been ranked 2nd in Virginia and ranked 1st in Washington DC metro area by U.S News and World Report. The hospital has been nationally ranked in Gynecology and is designated as high performing in areas including Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Ear, Nose & Throat, Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Urology and Orthopedics.

Contact Details:
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042-3300
Phone: (703) 776–4001
Website: www.inova.org

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center


Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center has been ranked 3rd in Virgina and ranked 1st in Richmond, VA metro area by U.S News and World Report. The hospital has been nationally ranked in adult and pediatrics Nephrology and is designated as high performing in areas including Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Ear, Nose & Throat, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Urology and Pulmonology. VCU is the region's sole academic medical center.

Contact Details:
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
1250 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23298-5051
Phone: (804) 828–9000
Website: www.vcuhealth.org

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital


Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital a non profit health care provider that also serves as teaching and research hospital and has been ranked 4th in Virgina and highly recognized in Shenandoah Valley by U.S News and World Report. The hospital is designated as high performing in areas including Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gynecology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Urology and Pulmonology.

Contact Details:
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Belleview at Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24014
Phone: (540) 981–7000
Website: www.carilionclinic.org

Winchester Medical Center


Winchester Medical Center is non profit health care provider that has been ranked 5th in Virgina and highly recognized in Shenandoah Valley by U.S News and World Report. The hospital is designated as high performing in areas including Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gynecology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Urology and Pulmonology.

Contact Details:
Winchester Medical Center
1840 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601-2808
Phone: (540) 536–8000
Website: www.valleyhealthlink.com/WMC

Blood Banks and Organ Donors in VirginiaBlood Donors


Several organizations in Virginia are dedicated to provide organ, blood, eye and tissue to those in need. The organizations are committed and striving to meet the transplant needs of the people of Virginia.

Major blood banks in Virginia are-

BR Plasma Center
949 Chimney Hill Shopping Centre
Virginia Beach-23452

IBR Plasma Center
3600 Holland Road
Virginia Beach-23452

American Red Cross Blood Services Appalachian Region
352 Church Ave., SW
Roanoke24016

Roanoke Plasma Co
502 5th St SW
Roanoke24016-5006

INOVA Health System Blood Donor Services
45745 Nokes Blvd Suite 160
Sterling-20166

IBR Plasma Center
601 Frederick Blvd
Portsmouth-23707

IBR Plasma Center
3830 Hull Street
Richmond-23224

Community Blood Bank of Norto
5341 Esserville Rd
Norton-24273-4011

Octapharma Plasma Donation Center Newport News
50 Newmarket Sq
Newport News-23605

American Red Cross
611 W Brambleton Ave
Norfolk-23510-1000

American Red Cross Blood Services
250 West Brambleton Ave
Norfolk-23510

IBR Plasma Center
843 E. Little Creek Rd - Midway Shopping Center
Norfolk-23518

American Red Cross Blood Services
1081 Spruce Street
Martinsville-24112

American Red Cross Blood Services
4915 W Mercury Blvd
Newport News-23606

American Red Cross Blood Services
1900 Tate Springs Road
Lynchburg-24501

IBR Plasma Center
6015 Fort Avenue, Ste. 23
Lynchburg-24502
Biolife Plasma Service
269 Lucy Dr
Harrisonburg-22801-8036

Virginia Blood Services-Fisherville Augusta Medical Center
Augusta Health 78 Medical Center Drive
Fisherville-22939

American Red Cross Fredericksburg Donation Center
4836 Southpoint Parkway
Fredericksburg-22407

Virginia Blood Services
4040 Cox Road
Glen Allen-23060

American Red Cross Blood Services Fairfax Donor Center
2720 Prosperity Ave, Ste 200
Fairfax-22031

Biomat USA
202 Boatwright Ave
Danville-24541-1902

Octapharma Plasma Donation Center Chesapeake
1935 Military Highway South
Chesapeake-23320

Virginia Blood Services Charlottesville Donor Center
2401 Hydraulic Road
Charlottesville-22901

Virginia Blood Services UVA Medical Center
West Hospital, Suite 1206
Charlottesville-22908

Inova Blood Donor Service
2501 Parkers Ln
Alexandria-22306-3209

Inova Blood Donor Services
3289 Woodburn Road, #010
Annandale-22003

American Red Cross Blood Services
250 S. Main Street Suite 200
Blacksburg-24060

Advanced Biological Service
1315 Euclid Avenue
Bristol-24201

Inova Blood Donor Service
6201 Centreville Rd # 200
Centreville-20121-2626

American Red Cross
1103 Rose Hill Dr
Charlottesville-22903-5130

Donate Life Virginia


Donate Life Virginia is the state-authorized nonprofit organization that is committed to provide and manage the organ, eye and tissue donations to the people in need and help save as many lives as possible. The organization also educates and promotes the community to participate and support the cause. It educates the people on how donation works, organ transplant waiting list, what is brain death and what organs and tissues can be donated. DonateLifeVirginia.org is managed by Donate Life Virginia.

Feel free to call at 1-866-VADonor

Learn more:

Donate Life Virginia

Register here

Virginia Health Insurance


Virginia has initiated many programs that assist the residents of Virginia to pay for the entire or part of their health care or medical costs.

Virginia and Family Health Plan

Any individual may opt to buy an Individual and Family Health Plan in Virginia, if-

  • He/she is self employed
  • He/she is enrolled in a group plan, but it does not cover spouses or dependents
  • Individual's employer does not offer a group plan
  • He/she is enrolled in a health plan, but the premiums are too high
  • He/she is enrolled in a health plan, but your benefits needs have changed

Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield is a renowned organization that help people choose and buy an appropriate health care plan and also provide proper guidelines and detailed information that best suit the individual's needs.

Anthem Virginia Individual and Family Health Insurance Plans is divided into 3 broad categories-

  • Bronze Plans - The plan covers 60% of your health care costs and 40% of the costs is borne by you.
  • Silver Plans - The plan covers 70% of your health care costs and 30% of the costsis borne by you.
  • Gold Plans - The plan covers 80% of your health care costs and 20% of the costs is borne by you

An individual may also opt to include catastrophic coverage or dental coverage in their health care plan depending on their requirements. Catastrophic coverage is a policy that requires lesser monthly payment and covers recommended preventive services. An individual less than 30years of age and if he/she has one of fourteen hardship exemptions, may qualify to purchase one of these plans. Dental coverage for children less than 18years of age are included in most of the health plans.

Medicare in Virginia is divided into Medicare Advantage Organizations and Prescription Drug Plan. All organizations offering and selling Medicare insurance plans must possess a contract with Medicare.

Compare and Shop Anthem Health Plans in Virginia

Contact Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield:

2001 N. Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(703) 236-6300

425 State Street
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 645-5310help

3800 Concorde Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
(800) 518-8584

3723 Old Forest Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 385-7994

11820 Fountain Way
Newport News, VA 23606

2015 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230

2221 Edward Holland Drive
Richmond, VA 23230

8831 Park Central Drive
Richmond, VA 23227
(540) 853-5000

602 S. Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 853-5000

277 Bendix Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Virginia Vital Record and Health Statistics


The division of vital records and health statistics of the Virginia department of health oversees and manages the collection, and distribution of public health and vital statistics data. The department works concurrently with other state and local agencies to provide technical assistance to users to procure the vital records, sort and solve problems and upgrade to meet the emerging health trends.

Vital Records

Vital Records


The division of Vital Records maintains a uniform system of registration and manages all certified copies of vital records and all related events registered in Virginia.

The following individuals may obtain all Vital Records -

  • Person whose name is mentioned on the certificate

  • Immediate family members - mother, father, husband, wife, child, brother, sister and grandparents having valid ID

  • Legal guardian possessing valid proof of custody papers.

Aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, etc. cannot obtain a Vital Record.

Certified birth copies of Virginia from 1912 till date may be purchased at all full service DMV locations, such as DMV 2 Go mobile offices and DMV customer service centers.

The vital records may be obtained via-

  • Directly from the office:

    Walk-in customers are given same day service privileges.

    Street Address:
    2001 Maywill Street
    Richmond, Virginia 23230
    General Information Number: 804-662-6200

  • Mail:

    Mail-in requests may take around 1 to 2 weeks for CERTIFIED VITAL RECORDS from the day of receipt of the request in the record division.

    VDH, Office of Vital Records and Health Statistics
    P.O. Box 1000
    Richmond, Virginia
    23218-1000
    General Information Number: 804-662-6200

  • Express Delivery:

    Any customer using VitalChek Network may avail express delivery services. For any detailed information, please call vitalcheck at 877-572-6333.

Heath Statistics


The leading causes of deaths in Virginia in 2011 are-

  • Malignant Neoplasm (Cancer)
  • Diseases of the Heart
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases (Stroke)
  • Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
  • Unintentional Injury
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Nephritis and Nephrosis (Kidney disease)

Get more information on various health data and statistics-

Tobacco Control Data & Statistics
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Division of Dental Health
State Immunization Rates
Virginia Reportable Disease Surveillance Data
VDH Restaurant Inspection Reports
Division of Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Health Statistics

Also see: Get complete Virginia’s Health Statistic Reports and data
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